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Youth Summer Reading

Libraries ROCK with Keith Munslow (Register All Ages) SUMMER KICK-OFF: Wed, June 20th 6:30-7:30pm

Libraries ROCK with Keith Munslow (Register All Ages) SUMMER KICK-OFF: Wed, June 20th 6:30-7:30pm

In his highly interactive triple-whammy show, Keith delivers fun, funky music, lightning-fast cartooning, and hilarious stories that will have grown-ups laughing as much as the kids! Keith’s rhythmic piano playing, on-the-spot improvisations, and quick wit combine for an interactive, upbeat, positive experience. His work reflects real-life experiences of kids and families with honesty, humor,...
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Songwriting ROCKS Workshop w/ Keith Munslow: Wednesday, June 20th, 5:15-6:15pm (Register Grades 2-6)

Songwriting ROCKS Workshop w/ Keith Munslow: Wednesday, June 20th, 5:15-6:15pm (Register Grades 2-6)

Writing a song is simply a matter of picking something you know and talking about it honestly. In this workshop, students not only learn the basics of rhythm, rhyme, meter and melody – but also that tying your shoes, missing the bus or eating a gross hot lunch can be the stuff of great...
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Africa ROCKS (Register Grades K-5): Monday, July 9th @6:30pm

Africa ROCKS (Register Grades K-5): Monday, July 9th @6:30pm

Come ‘ROCK’ with Africa today with games, stories, and a fun craft. Make an African Collar and try tasty roasted wheat berries and nutty bananas! Register youth entering grades K-5 in the Fall of 2018. This is a LIBRARIES ROCK summer reading program.
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Excrement ROCKS! Thursday, July 19th @6:30 PM (Grades K-5)

Excrement ROCKS! Thursday, July 19th @6:30 PM (Grades K-5)

Not for the faint of heart… this evening is going to be all about POOP! Bring a nose clip if you have a sensitive sense of smell because we will have some REAL samples to view, identify and compare (but not touch- EWWW!) We’ll learn about the biological processes of digestion and excrement as...
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‘BUILD A BETTER WORLD’ Registration links for all activities below! (Registration NOW!)

‘BUILD A BETTER WORLD’ Registration links for all activities below! (Registration NOW!)

  Welcome to the 2017 Summer Reading Program! This year’s theme for youth is Build a Better World! Please come in and register for the Summer Reading Program as a whole STARTING JUNE 1st,  then register for each individual event that you would like to attend.  HOVER AND HIT THE LINKS IN RED. June...
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Build a Comic Strip (Grades K-5) July 27, 2017 @ 6:30 PM

Build a Comic Strip (Grades K-5) July 27, 2017 @ 6:30 PM

Start with an idea, form a plan, and learn some cartooning techniques to help you draft and edit your own cartoon characters on the page. Make your cartoon silly, humorous, or insightful. Tell a story or make a joke. Leave with your own comic strip to show off to your friends! Register kids entering...
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BUILD A BETTER BFF: Tuesday, July 25, 2017 8:00-11:00PM (Grades 5 & Up)

BUILD A BETTER BFF: Tuesday, July 25, 2017 8:00-11:00PM (Grades 5 & Up)

Please make sure if you invite a friend, the friend must also register and be in grade 5-12. It’s very important we know how many are coming! Plan to wear comfy clothes as we’ll be doing some active events, and bring a simple snack to share for at least 12 others that don’t need...
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Cactus Head PUPPETS: Wed, July 12th 6:30-7:30PM (Register All Ages)

Cactus Head PUPPETS: Wed, July 12th 6:30-7:30PM (Register All Ages)

Join us for some puppet theater! Known for their playful performance style, exuberant creativity, and ability to make their audiences laugh, CactusHead Puppets will be performing a comedic, updated adaption of the traditional folktale ‘The Pied Piper of Hamelin’. The Town of Hamelin has a rat problem, and there’s only one person who can...
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BE A COMIC ARTIST with Marek Bennett: Tuesday, July 11th 6:00-8:00PM (Grades 5 and Up)

BE A COMIC ARTIST with Marek Bennett: Tuesday, July 11th 6:00-8:00PM (Grades 5 and Up)

Join NH teaching artist Marek Bennett’s COMICS WORKSHOP to learn how cartoonists build entire worlds and universes out of the simplest possible materials!  Using only blank pages, pencils, ink, and four basic ‘building blocks” of stories, we’ll craft dynamic characters and rich settings, and bring them to life in comics panels, strips, and pages.  We’ll also...
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BUILD a Better JUGGLER: Wed, August 2. 2017 7:15-8:00PM (Workshop T/weens Ages 9-19)

BUILD a Better JUGGLER: Wed, August 2. 2017 7:15-8:00PM (Workshop T/weens Ages 9-19)

Professional juggler and touring performer Steve Corning will provide a fun, high-energy juggling demo, followed by hands-on instruction and lessons for all skill types.  Juggling is not only a great skill to break out a party, it also can become an exhilarating hobby, and it’s a healthy exercise for both the body and mind!...
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